5’6”...Started playing golf at the age of 19...Credits Jan Hultgren as the individual most influencing her career...Has one brother and two sisters...Hobbies include camping, biking, hiking and reading.
In 2005, best finish was 10th place at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger; tied her career-low 66 in the opening round of the Longs Drugs Challenge, where she tied for 27th.
In 2004, recorded a career-best tie for sixth at the Wendy’s Championship for Children.
In 2003, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Sybase Big Apple Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury; won the Hy-Vee Classic on the Women’s Senior Golf Tour (WSGT).
In 2002, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the Williams Championship; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she shot 64-69-70-70 to win and earn exempt status for the 2003 LPGA season, and posted the best 72-hole total of any final LPGA qualifying event (tournament has since expanded to 90 holes); her 64 in the first round set a competitive course record at LPGA International’s Legends Course.
In 2001, best finish was a tie for 27th at the Sybase Big Apple Classic Presented by GOLF MAGAZINE.
In 2000, best finish was a tie for 10th at the State Farm Rail Classic.
In 1999, earned an exempt card for the 2000 LPGA season by finishing second on the Futures Tour money list; carded a career-low 66 during the first round of the areaWEB.COM Challenge, during which she carded her first LPGA career hole-inone; best finish was a tie for 21st at the State Farm Rail Classic.
In 1998, best finish was a tie for 19th at the Friendly’s Classic.
In 1993, did not retain playing status for the 1994 LPGA season.
In 1992, tied for 19th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 1993 LPGA season.
In 1991, qualified for the Tour by finishing third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1992 LPGA season.
From 1986-99, competed on the Futures Tour where she was a 10-time winner, player of the year in 1994 and 1997 and still stands as the all-time leading money winner ($211,106).
Lovander won the 1981-82 Minnesota Public Links Championships. In addition, she competed as an amateur in the 1982 U.S. Women’s Open.